Substituting in cooking is typically fair game: Having all the exact ingredients on hand is a rarity, then there are those times when you omit something out of preference and taste -- or dietary restrictions. But when it comes to baking, it gets a little trickier.
Local blueberries are in full harvest mode. On my way back from a week spent on North Haven, a quiet and radiant island in Penobscot Bay, I stopped along Route 1 in Maine to buy wild blueberries, the state's signature fruit.
July 4th is right around the corner, which means the summer is in full force. This also means you have been inundated with everyone's favorite summer cocktails and music playlists. I didn't want to be left out, so I am sharing mine with you.